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    Mike Kaluta - Color Separations for The Shadow # 6, "Night of the Ninja" (DC Comics, 1974). A seldom-seen part of the production process, this is a complete set of color separations for this issue of The Shadow. In this step, the original black-and-white line art is printed actual comic size in non-reproducing blue ink. The colorist then paints the tones directly onto the page with watercolor dyes, and a transparency with the black line art is overlayed on top of those pages. They are now ready to be shot and printed. While this is not original work by Kaluta, the penciler and inker, it is original work by the colorist, and is as one-of-a-kind as the original penciled and inked pages. The first page is oversized, measuring approximately 12" x 17" overall, with an approximate image area of 8.25" x 12.5". The remaining 19 pages measure approximately 8.5" x 12" overall, and the entire collection is in excellent condition.

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    July, 2003
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